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Andrzej Wajda [videorecording] : three war films
DVDs DVDs | Janus Films | c2005 | Widescreen versions.
Available at Accompanying Booklet (Call number: DVD T pt.1-3 WORLD (POLISH)) plus 3 more
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Accompanying Booklet DVD T pt.1-3 WORLD (POLISH) booklet CHECK SHELF
Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD T pt.1-3 WORLD (POLISH) CHECK SHELF
Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD T pt.1-3 WORLD (POLISH) CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[United States] : Janus Films, c2005.
Edition
Widescreen versions.
Descript
3 videodiscs (198 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 282
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 282.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Note
In Polish, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Credits
Director, Andrzej Wajda.
Note
Originally released as individual motion pictures in 1955 (A generation), 1957 (Kanal), and 1958 (Ashes and diamonds).
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note
Set: Criterion Collection #282; individual films #283-285.
Summary
A generation: the story of youths during the German occupation of Poland in the World War II who come to adulthood through love and adversity.
Kanal: a symbolic depiction of hell on Earth, set in the last days of the Warsaw uprising in 1944.
Ashes and diamonds: Maciek, a young Resistance fighter, is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader, on the last day of World War II.
Contents
A generation (96 min.) -- Kanal (96 min.) -- Ashes and diamonds (103 min.).
Note
Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfers; audio commentary by film scholar Annette Insdorf on Ashes and Diamonds; more than 90 minutes of exclusive new interviews with Andrzej Wajda and colleagues, discussing the director's career and the making of these films; vintage newsreel on the making of Ashes and Diamonds; Ceramics from Ilza (Ceramika Ilzecka), Wajda's 1951 film school short; Jan Nowak-Jezioranski: Courier from Warsaw, an interview by Wajda of a Warsaw Uprising insider; rare behind-the-scenes production photos, publicity stills, and posters; a gallery of Wajda's original drawings and paintings; new essays by film scholars and critics Ewa Mazierska, John Simon, and Paul Coates.
Local Note
MW, 6-07; 6-08(rpl)
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Alt Title
Three war films
Generation.
Pokolenie.
Kanal.
Ashes and diamonds.
Popiol i diament.
ISBN/ISSN
037429201527 (set)
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